Question of the Week: Aircraft Delays and Fines

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Last week, we asked if the TSA's interest in repair stations as a potential security threat is warranted.

An overwhelming majority of readers who responded (62% of you) said it's just more paperwork and expense for businesses who are already barely making it.

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The Department of Transportation stepped in where Congress has so far feared to tread this week and levied large fines against three airlines involved in keeping a regional jet full of passengers on the small aircraft overnight last August. Is that the way to improve customer service?

Should airlines be fined for long ramp delays?
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